lawns to scapes

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by pines, Mar 14, 2004.

  1. pines

    pines LawnSite Member
    Messages: 148

    This is my first year and I am currently going part time with thge original intent of picking up some lawns and various garden design, small retaining walls, mulching etc. What I am finding out is that my backlog with items outside of lawn maintence is great.

    My question is this.......Have any of you ever started in this industry with the intent of taking on lawns as a part of your offerings and then come to find out that you didn't need to do so because there was enough work in other areas? Thanks in advance.
  2. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Messages: 1,405

    For me its the other way will vary with everyone though.
  3. Peakpm

    Peakpm LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    we mow and landscape
    mowing is a good way to keep a constant
    cash flow if landscaping jobs get slow
  4. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    The markets very each year. At least cutting is somewhat steady. Last year I didn't get any request for tree work(chain saw) but I was out straight with new beds and shrubs. You have to be flexiable.


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